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Volcanic eruption, typhoon, earthquake hit Philippines, Indonesia

The Philippines, Indonesia and the Pacific island of Tonga have been hit by forces of Mother Nature in the last couple of days, causing death and injury to those in coastal areas as well as in danger zones, in the case of the eruption in Indonesia.

Death toll in Philippine landslide soars to 31, over 100 missing

The landslide that occurred in Compostela Valley mine site in Southern Philippines has claimed at least 31 lives, with dozens more missing as search and rescue operations continue

Storm Juaning leaves Philippines with 35 deaths, 25 missing

Storm Juaning has left the Philippine area Thursday after submerging many parts of Albay and Camarines Sur provinces, killing at least 35 people and left thousands of families homeless.

5.9-magnitude earthquake shakes North Luzon, Metro Manila

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake rocked Iba, Zambales in northern Philippines, with aftershocks reaching as far as Metro Manila around 1:15 a.m. local time on Tuesday.

Super typhoon 'Megi' pummeled northern Philippines

Super typhoon 'Megi', packing 250 kph wind slashes across northern Luzon in the Philippines Monday, killing at least four people, toppling power lines and rendering thousands households without electricity.

Strong typhoon headed for northern Philippines

A strong typhoon code named "Megi" is headed for northern Philippines and will hit land over the weekend. The typhoon has a maximum wind of 120 kph and gusts of 150 kph. It is moving at 20 kilometers per hour.

Tropical Storm Mindulle hits Vietnam, leaves four dead,10 missing

At least four people were reported dead and 10 others missing when a tropical storm hit the northern coast of Vietnam Tuesday.

Millions struggle against flooding and landslides across Asia

Millions of people across Asia are struggling to cope with the devastating effects of flooding and landslides. China and Pakistan have been severely hit due to continued heavy rainfall during the past few days.

Storm signal raised in Philippines as depression intensifies

Weather forecasters in the Philippines raised storm signal N0.2 in at least five areas of Northern Philippines as a low pressure area merged with tropical depression 'Domeng' Wednesday.

Singapore hit by series of flash floods

A series of flash floods that first occurred June 16 have caused considerable damage to properties of residents of low-lying areas of Singapore.

'Typhoon Basyang' leaves 38 people dead in the Philippines

Typhoon 'Basyang' hit central, southern and northern Luzon in the Philippines Wednesday, leaving 38 people dead according to the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC).

Philippines: Typhoon 'Ondoy' Death Toll Reaches 243

A rain-filled typhoon code named 'Ondoy' left Metro Manila Philippines with 243 people dead and thousands homeless as a large part of metro Manila remain submerged in floodwater more than three days after the typhoon left the country.

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